Livelihood Improvement Through Income Generating Activities in Sankhuwasabha District

PROJECT LOCATION Sankhuwasabha District
PROFESSIONAL STAFF 2
OTHER STAFF 6
NAME OF CLIENT/DONOR British Embassy
NO. OF PROFESSIONAL MAN MONTHS 28
NO. OF OTHER MAN MONTHS 84
START DATE (Month/Year) February 2005
COMPLETION DATE (Month/Year) March 2006
APPROX. VALUE OF SERVICES NRs. 2,085,618
NAME OF ASSOCIATION FIRM, IF ANY:  
NO. OF MAN-MONTHS OF PROFESSIONAL STAFF PROVIDED BY ASSOCIATED FIRM: Not Applicable

NAME OF SENIOR STAFF

Mr. Purna Bahadur Shakya, Project Coordinator was responsible for implementation, supervision and monitoring of the project activities.

NARRATIVE DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT

The main objective of the program was to improve the livelihood of 600 households with special emphasis on deprived and marginalized families through income generating activities. The specific objectives were to generate additional income worth Rs. 4,400,000 and employment to 600 households through the promotion of income generating activities i.e. an additional income of Rs. 16,000 for each of the participating farmers.

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES PROVIDED

  • Awareness raising
  • Social mobilization
  • Formation of self-help groups (SHGs) and various income generating groups
  • Capacity building of groups through training and facilitation
  • Linkages with other line agencies/local governance bodies
  • Small community infrastructure development